• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12800
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25600

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Advantages

Panasonic G5 over Panasonic GX7

Panasonic GX7 over Panasonic G5

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Fast startup
    0.90 vs 1.30 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Newer
    18 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/320 vs 1/160 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    13 vs 8 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (single-shot mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Small, compact body with excellent focusing and exposure capabilities; Newly enhanced touchpanel LCD screen makes image capture and review a joy; Excellent HD video recording quality.

  • Some controls difficult to access; Too easy to activate menus and options while shooting; Lack of a microphone-in jack limits video recording usefulness.

  • Sharp retro design and solid build; High resolution, tiltable electronic viewfinder and LCD touchscreen monitor; Competitive still image quality; Very good video quality, recording Full HD at frame rates up to 60p; Fast autofocusing and all-around performance; Robust Wi-Fi and NFC capabilities, including remote shooting when paired with a smart device

  • Weak built-in flash; No external mic or headphone jack for video recording; Some poor results when shooting in Creative Panorama mode

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic G6

Panasonic G5
Panasonic G6
  • $457
  • 4/3
  • $504
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Wi-Fi
Panasonic GX7
Panasonic G6
  • $526
  • 4/3
  • In-camera panoramas
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $504
  • 4/3
  • External Mic Jack

Compared to Samsung Galaxy NX

Panasonic G5
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $457
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1142
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Panasonic GX7
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $526
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1142
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • GPS

Compared to Sony NEX-5T

Panasonic G5
Sony NEX-5T
  • $457
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $412
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Panasonic GX7
Sony NEX-5T
  • $526
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $412
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Olympus E-M10

Panasonic G5
Olympus E-M10
  • $457
  • 4/3
  • Shoots 60p video
  • $699
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Panasonic GX7
Olympus E-M10
  • $526
  • 4/3
  • Fast startup
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $699
  • 4/3
  • Newer
  • Bigger RAW buffer

Compared to Sony A6000

Panasonic G5
Sony A6000
  • $457
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Panasonic GX7
Sony A6000
  • $526
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • On-sensor phase detect
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